Mrs. B.C. Brown of Igerna picked a pansy in her garden on March 22, so April showers and May flowers are not that far away. At this time of year the little red squirrel begins tapping maple trees. He chews a hole in the bark and than licks up the sap as it trickles out. Allen Plue of North Creek has broken the record on skunks. He caught 34 this season.
This has been a hard winter and many people have had the grippe. A good many, young and old, have hard head colds. Charles Lanfear of East Thurman nearly died with asthma and heart trouble. Calvin Harvey of North River is critically ill with typhoid fever. Fred Reynolds of North Thurman lost a fine milch cow.
Richard O'Brien of Glens Falls, while fishing near Victoria Lodge, Lake George, caught a trout which weighed 19 pounds and is said to be the largest ever taken from the waters of Lake George.
In Bakers Mills, Andrew Andrus sold the farm formerly owned by the late Sarah Somerville to Robert Russell and on March 14, 1910 moved his family to his wife's property which is known as the Samuel Davison farm.
Arvin Hutchens of Johnsburgh has recently purchased the old Dunn homestead and moved to the place, is now in the process of building a new piazza. He expects to fill the place with summer people.
Charles Millington, who broke his leg while working in the woods near Long Lake West the first of the winter, is now getting around his home in Bakers Mills with a cane. His sisters, Miss Stella and Miss Cora Millington are both very ill with the grippe. Earl Waddell of Wevertown is home from his winters work in the north woods.
Mr. and Mrs. Orson R. Wilsey's baby son, Charles D. Wilsey, has been seriously ill in Warrensburgh with pneumonia. L.W. Royce of Bolton Landing is having his meat market painted. Hannibal Burch of South Horicon has moved to Bolton. Stewart Fuller set 35 fence posts in West Bolton.